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Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Butterfield Stage Route

 
 
The Butterfield Stage Route Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
1. The Butterfield Stage Route Marker
Inscription.  
The Butterfield stage route
between Saint Louis and San
Francisco passed through the
main street of Van Buren,
Arkansas and crossed the
river at this point.

 
Erected by Mary Fuller Percival Chapter of the D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Daughters of the American Revolution series lists.
 
Location. 35° 26.052′ N, 94° 21.353′ W. Marker is in Van Buren, Arkansas, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Located on the lawn of the Crawford County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Van Buren AR 72956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crawford County Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Albert Pike School House (within
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shouting distance of this marker); First Three U.S. Deaths in WWI (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Hebe Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Buren Raid (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Buren.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Arkansas article on the Butterfield Overland Express. (Submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Butterfield Trail through Northwest Arkansas. (Submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The Butterfield Stage Route Marker in front of the Crawford County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
2. The Butterfield Stage Route Marker in front of the Crawford County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 122 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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